The money tree plant (Pachira Aquatica) is a large tree. Also called the Malabar chestnut, it is often grown indoors in containers. The container keeps the money plant at a manageable size. Native to Central and South America, the plant is traditionally thought to bring good fortune to its owner. Money plant is from this belief that it earned its common name of the "money tree" plant. Indoor plants are often sold with braided trunks. The leaves are long, ovate and have 5 to 9 leaflets. Houseplants grow to a maximum height of about 8 feet. Trees planted in the home or urban landscapes grow to a maximum height of about 30 feet.
Money plant can grow in both direct and indirect sunlight. However, too much direct sunlight can turn the leaves yellow and even burn them. Money plant is very easy to propagate. The money plant is easily grown from a cutting. It can be grown in both soil and water.
Height: indoor 3 to 6 feet, outdoor can grow up to 60 feet
Temperature: Bright but indirect sunlight
Trees and plants
provide shelter, food, pure air, and many other useful benefits to humans.
Many indoor plants are believed to bring
prosperity and good luck.
a money plant or its cuttings to others symbolizes giving your wealth to them.